This website contains the final report of AIDD’s nine Self-Advocacy Summits in 2011 and 2012.
Anonymously Autistic is a blog written by a late diagnosed Autistic adult. Topics covered include coping with having a job and living in the real world independently.
This Facebook page is an on-line and discussion group whose purpose is to bridge the gap between the individual autism support groups and maintain communication regarding autism related issues.
Guide: The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities: Keeping It Real: How to Get the Supports You Need for the Life You Want
This curriculum teaches students that knowing how to get supports is a problem-solving skill they will use again and again throughout their lives.
Accessing Home and Community-Based Services: A Guide for Self Advocates is a tool designed to help people with disabilities, families, and friends find and use resources that are available.
In this video, individuals with disabilities describe what self-advocacy is, how it works, and why it’s needed.
Guide: Vanderbilt Kennedy Center: No-Tech and Low-Tech AAC for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
This guide offers a brief overview of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
Policy Brief: ASAN: The transition to adulthood for youth with ID/DD: A review of research, policy and next steps
This policy brief addresses the health care needs of autistic youth as they transition to adulthood.
This webpage contains information to help students with disabilities prepare for college while still in high school in order to pave the way for a smoother transition to higher education.
This fact sheet from the Office of Disability Employment Policy explores self-employment for individuals with disabilities.